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absolution

absolution
(n.) An absolving, or setting free from guilt, sin, or penalty; forgiveness of an offense.
(n.) An acquittal, or sentence of a judge declaring and accused person innocent.
(n.) The exercise of priestly jurisdiction in the sacrament of penance, by which Catholics believe the sins of the truly penitent are forgiven.
(n.) An absolving from ecclesiastical penalties, -- for example, excommunication.
(n.) The form of words by which a penitent is absolved.
(n.) Delivery, in speech.

absorption

absorption
(n.) The act or process of absorbing or sucking in anything, or of being absorbed and made to disappear; as, the absorption of bodies in a whirlpool, the absorption of a smaller tribe into a larger.
(n.) An imbibing or reception by molecular or chemical action; as, the absorption of light, heat, electricity, etc.
(n.) In living organisms, the process by which the materials of growth and nutrition are absorbed and conveyed to the tissues and organs.
(n.) Entire engrossment or occupation of the mind; as, absorption in some employment.

abstention

abstention
(a.) The act of abstaining; a holding aloof.

absumption

absumption
(n.) Act of wasting away; a consuming; extinction.

adsorption

adsorption
The accumulation of molecules of a gas to form a thin film on the surface of a solid

assecution

assecution
(n.) An obtaining or acquiring.

assumption

assumption
(n.) The act of assuming, or taking to or upon one's self; the act of taking up or adopting.
(n.) The act of taking for granted, or supposing a thing without proof; supposition; unwarrantable claim.
(n.) The thing supposed; a postulate, or proposition assumed; a supposition.
(n.) The minor or second proposition in a categorical syllogism.
(n.) The taking of a person up into heaven.
(n.) A festival in honor of the ascent of the Virgin Mary into heaven.

desolation

desolation
(n.) The act of desolating or laying waste; destruction of inhabitants; depopulation.
(n.) The state of being desolated or laid waste; ruin; solitariness; destitution; gloominess.
(n.) A place or country wasted and forsaken.

desorption

desorption
Changing from an adsorbed state on a surface to a gaseous or liquid state

desudation

desudation
(n.) A sweating; a profuse or morbid sweating, often succeeded by an eruption of small pimples.

discretion

discretion
(n.) Disjunction; separation.
(n.) The quality of being discreet; wise conduct and management; cautious discernment, especially as to matters of propriety and self-control; prudence; circumspection; wariness.
(n.) Discrimination.
(n.) Freedom to act according to one's own judgment; unrestrained exercise of choice or will.

disruption

disruption
(n.) The act or rending asunder, or the state of being rent asunder or broken in pieces; breach; rent; dilaceration; rupture; as, the disruption of rocks in an earthquake; disruption of a state.

dissection

dissection
(n.) The act of dissecting an animal or plant; as, dissection of the human body was held sacrilege till the time of Francis I.
(n.) Fig.: The act of separating or dividing for the purpose of critical examination.
(n.) Anything dissected; especially, some part, or the whole, of an animal or plant dissected so as to exhibit the structure; an anatomical so prepared.

distention

distention
(n.) The act of distending; the act of stretching in breadth or in all directions; the state of being Distended; as, the distention of the lungs.
(n.) Breadth; extent or space occupied by the thing distended.

distortion

distortion
(n.) The act of distorting, or twisting out of natural or regular shape; a twisting or writhing motion; as, the distortions of the face or body.
(n.) A wresting from the true meaning.
(n.) The state of being distorted, or twisted out of shape or out of true position; crookedness; perversion.
(n.) An unnatural deviation of shape or position of any part of the body producing visible deformity.

exspuition

exspuition
(n.) A discharge of saliva by spitting.

fasciation

fasciation
(n.) The act or manner of binding up; bandage; also, the condition of being fasciated.

hesitation

hesitation
(n.) The act of hesitating; suspension of opinion or action; doubt; vacillation.
(n.) A faltering in speech; stammering.

insecution

insecution
(n.) A following after; close pursuit.
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